Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/05

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Subject: Re: [Leica] "notoriously crappy" lens
From: John Collier <>
Date: Sat, 05 Aug 2000 15:23:39 -0600

So after 15 to 20 years, you send it in for a CLA and they have to collimate
the lens. It is not that big a deal or expensive.

John Collier

> From:
> In a message dated 8/5/00 4:48:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << But if collapsibility gets in the way of lens performance than that's a Big
> trade off. >>
> I believe it has been established to the satisfaction of all that after a few
> thousand extensions and retractions, mechanical integrity may be compromised,
> with attendant potential loss of performance at levels and under
> circumstances yet to be empirically determined.  Take heed.  Your wife, too.
> Joe Sobel